Alternative Title:: Part 1: Physics, Physical Destruction, Casualty EffectDescription: Film describes the medical and physical effects of a nuclear explosion. Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mmCall Number: 82-120 Collection:Inventory of the California Dept. of Health Services Records. Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,... Topics: californialightandsound, Nuclear warfare, Nuclear science, California. Dept. of Public Health
byUnited States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
LibriVox recording of Worldwide Effects of Nuclear War, by U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. Read by Allyson Hester. This is a concise yet thorough explanation of what might happen to our world in the aftermath of a nuclear war. The myriad of potential effects will be global and wide-spread, and the potentials are glazed over in this short work. (Summary by Allyson Hester) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats... Topics: librivox, audiobook, war, nuclear, science, nonfiction, government, disarmament Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Well the dog days of August are here and we are back with our "Nuclear Triple Threat" or why humans should not be allowed to play with atoms. First up on our triple bill, as promised, we proudly present that classically trained actor, Tor Johnson, in the wonderfully awlful "Beast of Yucca Flats". This is followed by that heart warming love story, "The Atomic Brain" and then ending with the tranparent tale of greed and the atom, "The Transparent Man."... Topics: Tor Johnson, Yucca Flats, horror, sci-fi, atom, nuclear, science fiction
A brief discussion is given concerning the advances in techniques of measurement, including the determination of the half-life of radionuclides, determination of the rate of disintegration, decay schemes, spectrometry and mass absorption coefficients. The status of the available standards (C14, Co60, I131, P32, Ra226, Pb210 (Rad D), and Bi210 (Rad E) is presented. The information concerns the methods of production, chemistry involved, half-life, decay scheme, intercomparison of activity between... Topics: DTIC Archive, Manov, George G., NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCINECES-NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON...